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    February 20, 2013
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motions for a new trial and we'll respond in due course. >> why his attorneys want another go more than a week finds their client guilty. >> not really. this is crazy. >> everything is ridiculous right now. everybody is out to make money. >> a new tax in a texas suburb. >> one lucky marylander is working up a millionaire this morning. the winning ticket was sold and not every. 1-15-19-30-56-28.
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$26 million. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. wednesday, february 20 i. >> 5:01. it is kind of chilly. temperatures in the low 30's. 32 degrees at the airport with a northwest wind at 7 gusting up to 15. there could be some snow flurries in carroll county. it will be a breezy with a high of 38. we will come back and talk about the weekend. >> quiet describes the morning commute. 55 on the entire beltway.
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795 at mcdonough, no delays to report with light volume from franklin boulevard down to the beltway. 60 on southbound 83. a smooth start on the j.f.x. street.wards 28th towar york road looking good from parkton. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police are looking into two separate early-morning shootings. the latest happened on dallas court. a man was shot in the leg. another man was shot in the knee. there was a murder-suicide in baltimore tuesday night.
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a man and woman were found dead . a child was found at the scene but was not hurt. >> michael johnson is asking for a new trial. he was found guilty of killing phylicia barnes. jennifer franciotti has the details of his request. >> his attorneys attempted to lay out their case for a new trial. they are alleging the jury had been misled and that the verdict was contrary to evidence presented at the trial. he faces 20 years in prison after he was found guilty of killing phylicia barnes. his defense team is asking for a new trial. >> apparently there is some argument the prosecution did not
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release certain evidence that may have been helpful to the defense but under the rules they are supposed to release. >> that was a legal expert who estimates one in 50 motions are granted for a new trial. more information coming up at 5:30. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there will not be a trial for the teenager accused of shooting another at perryville high school. robert gladden jr. fired a shotgun into a crowded cafeteria on the first day of school, hitting daniel borowy in the back. he wass father said pleasantly surprised about what happened in court. >> it would be nice if he meant he was sorry. it would be nice.
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i know that he hasn't said it. >> prosecutors want a life in prison sentence. he will likely suspend all but 40 years. >> a jury finds a man jury of repeatedly raping a girl. a man abducted the victim, taking her to a home on north caroline street. that is where police say he beat and sexually assaulted her. >> this young girl was extremely brief in coming forward and testifying. we cannot make these cases unless victims come forward and are prepared to testify. one can only imagine the ordeal she went through. sentencing is
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expected in may. police say nikita levy committed suicide after he was taking videos of his patients. there will go over extensive amounts of evidence including computers and hard drives to help identify possible victims. >> police are trying to determine whether a triple shooting in middle river was random or not. this happened on monday along eastern boulevard. one of the men died from his injuries. anyone with information is asked to call baltimore county police. >> 34 degrees at the airport. the cost of an accident will block any houston suburb.
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>> what might be to blame for an explosion. >> this is the beltway at greenspring avenue.
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>> oscar pistorius was back in a courtroom today. he is accused of intentionally shooting his crow friend -- his girlfriend on valentine's day.
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crews are searching for two people following a massive explosion in kansas city. more than a dozen people were sent to the hospital and hundreds more were forced from their homes. the exact cause remains under investigation. >> drivers might be pay more than insurance after an accident. the fire department will charge a fee even if the driver did not call for help. fire officials say this will help close the city's budget deficit. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a fire department should be able to charge insurance companies a fee when they respond to a traffic accident? you can share your response on
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wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's check on some of the area roads. 295 checking in southbound near 100 at 55 miles per hour. so far so good on the northwest corner of the beltway at greenspring. 11 minutes on the north side. this is mcdonough and looking pretty good other than a buildup in volume as you get closer to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it will be a chilly day today. partly cloudy with temperatures in the 30's. the wind chills are in the teens and twenties. that is what you want to dress
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for. it will be a cold morning. a mixture of sun and clouds. high near 38. >> thank you. 5:12. >> you might see more google on the streets. the my be setting up shop in a brick and mortar building. >> the postal service wants to sell your clothing. that is coming
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>> welcome back. 37 degrees downtown with a few clouds hanging around. it will be calleold. we have a nice breeze coming from the northwest. 29 in parkton. the wind is gusting close to 20. gust ins per hour b annapolis. it feels like 21 in chestertown. that is what you want to dress for. this is some lake effect snow shower activity in carroll county early this morning. it should not be a big deal. our next weather maker is down
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near albuquerque. we'll have some rain or snow by friday. today, a mixture of sun and clouds. breezy and chilly with high temperatures in the upper 30's. 22 tomorrow morning. a mix of light rain on snow on friday. it should clear up on sunday. let's check the roads. >> good morning. not bad on the area roads. a live picture of 50 at sandy point shows traffic is flowing very well at the bay bridge. speeds on 97, 61. 55 on the b-w parkway.
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southbound traffic is a little heavier but no official delay. delay-free on the north and west side of the beltway. traffic of the harbor tunnel is moving well. this is 83 from mount carmel, 60 miles per hour. problem free on the j.f.x. at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> google might be looking to open some retail stores in the near future. an unidentified source confirms google is building stand-alone stores in hopes of opening them in times for the holidays. it will be similar to the apple and microsoft stores you see in malls. google has not confirmed the
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rumors. outlook.com replaces hotmail. it was launched back in july. microsoft open it up to the public. your account will be automatically switched over to a look in the summer. office depot has more than 1200 stores worldwide. office max has under 1000 stores. they may merge. still apple's operates 2200 stores worldwide -- staples operates 2200 stores worldwide. >> kids' meals are helpful trend this year, especially at
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theme parks. the postal service is getting more fashionable. bracing for a big winter storm. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> mother nature hitting parts of the country with another winter storm. delta is waiving fees for customers that may have to change planes. frontier airlines is also offering -- the heavy snow and rain could bring some much-needed moisture drought-stricken areas of the country. the main need is paulist driving record to get a good insurance
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rate. less than one-third of americans that received a traffic ticket are paying more for car insurance as a result. stocks were rising on wall street yesterday. a merger talks between office depot and office max. a new product line of apparel under rain, heat, and snow to create smart apparel or where bull electronics. no word on when you can purchase the airline. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> not a lot going on weather- wise. we do not expect any trouble on the roads. dress for temperatures in the
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teens and 20's. there could be some snow flurries in the far northwest areas. denver, a mix of rain and snow. phoenix will get some rain today with temperatures in the 60's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning. not bad out there. we're monitoring of volume. 50 on the j.f.x. down towards 28th street. in of the traffic is very light - inner loop traffic is light. this is 295 and showing southbound traffic is a little heavier down towards the capital beltway.
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this is the bay bridge toll plaza. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> 5:21. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. a live report from our washington bureau. >> cracking down on cyber stealing. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a fire department should be able to charge a fee when the respond to traffic accidents ? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> the pentagon will notify congress of its plan to furlough employees. more than 700,000 will be required to take one day off per week without pay if sequestration kicks in. >> maryland could be impacted most by sequestration. >> howard county officials are bracing. 50,000 officials hold positions that could be affected by the in. that can agaikick >> it will be devastating. it is not just the big contractors. it is also the small ones. >> calling on congress to get a
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deal done. the obama administration plans to stop cyber stealing. >> hallie jackson has details. >> the obama administration will announce it is going after countries that spy on the u.s. by hacking. the u.s. wants more fines as part of an aggressive stance against cyber attacks, especially those from china. a chinese military unit was linked to years of stealing secrets on mine from the u.s. and private companies. china says they have nothing to do with the cyber attacks. >> what has the administration done so far?
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>> the president has signed an executive order. he talked about this in his speech. the in speecunion >> do we know what kind of information is being targeted? >> this is some potentially viable information from private companies. let's give you an example. they could pull information to save millions of dollars in research costs and for bidding wars. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:27. >> the man convicted of murdering phylicia barnes wants a new trial. a new trial.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. here's a look at some of this morning's top stories. there was it massive gas explosion in kansas city that leveled a restaurant. a utility crew might have caused that blast. >> robert gladden jr. pleads guilty to shooting another student, avoiding a trial. his sentencing is set for monday. >> maryland has a new millionaire this morning. somebody in mount airy purchased
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the ticket. >> you have noticed we're here this morning. >> it is not going to snow but it is caold. we're in the low 30's right now . the actual temperature is 32. there could be some snow flurries in frederick and carroll counties. another round of that next stuff on friday, rain and snow that does not stick. that happened friday into saturday. >> we are not tracking any incidents at this hour. 65 on 70 eastbound at 29.
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inner loop traffic is still fairly light. moving well on the b-w parkway down towards 100. looking good on 95 through howard county. a look at the north and west side shows we're moving well. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a plea for a new trial a week after a murder trial. >> jennifer franciotti joins us live from downtown with the latest. what are his attorney saying? >> they are saying his client deserves a new trial. michael johnson faces 20 years in prison after a jury found him
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guilty of killing phylicia barnes. now his defense team is asking for a new trial. lawyers argue misconduct on the part of the prosecution. mccray testified that johnson admitted and raping barnes. they said prosecutors made improper statements to the jury and try to bolster mccray's credibility. johnson's attorney said the jury was influenced to believe his testimony. gregg bernstein says johnson's motion was not unexpected. >> that is pretty standard. we will respond in due course. >> new trials are granted one in
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every 50 cases. more coming up at the top of the next hour. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police pickup a handful of guns and more than $50,000 in cash and drugs during a raid. police found 6000 rounds of ammunition in glen bernie. they found more than $40,000 worth of marijuana. >> anthony batts said the trainee shot and wounded last week is still recovering but has a long way to go. he was mistakenly shot in the forehead during a training exercise by william kern. kern remains on medical leave.
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police all looking for a break in the weekend murder of a student. police say somebody stabbed edmond st. clair on campus on saturday. the weekend incident has campus safety officials across the state taking a closer look at their emergency plan. >> the campus community wants to be safe and everybody has to be a part of that. we ask people to let us know what is going on so we can be proactive. >> police all looking for three male suspects and their late teens or early 20's. anyone with information should call maryland police. >> a proposal from mike miller about hiking the gas tax in maryland.
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miller applies a 3 cent sales tax on gas. the state could collect the difference if that is not imposed. the legislation contains another hike on property taxes. we'll have more throughout the day on 11 news and wbaltv.com. >> 32 degrees at the airport at 5:36. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a fire department should be able to charge insurance companies a fee when they respond to a traffic accident? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> live, local, late-breaking.
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you're watching wbal-tv 11 news today with stan stovall and mindy basara.
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i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >> the fda is advising consumers not to take on approved flu medications from online. flu is not famil
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da-approved. experts say the products sold on the web could be too strong or contain the wrong drug. you listen to a song and it gets stuck in your head. >> the opposite is true. songs people know and love are more likely to repeat in the brain and can trigger the phenomenon. if a song continues to play in someone said, it is likely to replace in the next 24 hours. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's bring you up to date.
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65 on 83 coming down from york road. moving well down to the beltway. this is the traffic at greenspring. traffic is moving without delay. 55 on 295. this is a buildup in volume towards the capital beltway. still without problems on the north or west side. 12 minutes to travel on the west side outer loop. no delays on mass transit. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> kind of a breezy and chilly. we're in the low end of the 30's. we expect mostly sunny skies. some in the far northwest suburbs could see some
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flurries. wave heights 1-3 feet. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> thank you. 5:42. the ravens decide to raise ticket prices. >> one of the largest craft shows in the country and it is coming to baltimore this weekend. weekend.
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the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. so far so good in terms of incidents. 63 traveling southbound on 95. seven minutes from the 895 split down to the fort mchenry. 895 checks out ok at the harbor
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tunnel. 63 on southbound 95 through howard county. this is a live picture of 175. more of volume in the southbound picture. no delays in from 70. 55 on the northwest corner. 11 minutes on the north side outer loop. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it is a chilly start for us. 32 at the airport. westminster.ha wind chills in the teens and 20 's. 26 at the airport.
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the change in the temperatures from yesterday. there are some flurries drifting down from the mountains. there could be some passing snow flurries. not a big deal. this is our next big weather maker. this will visit us on friday and saturday with a mix of light rain and snow. a mixture of sun and clouds. breezy and chilly and maybe a passing snow flurry early this morning. high temperature in the upper 30's. sunshine tomorrow and chilly. 40 in the afternoon. may be a mix of light rain and snow. it should start to clear up on sunday.
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ava marie is talking about a big art show coming to baltimore. >> these are incredible pieces of art. this is the american craft council show coming to baltimore this weekend. i am blown away by these pieces of art. they are so amazing. this is a great show to check out. >> 650 artists from all across the country. this is a cross-section of what is here. elry.ous jewr it is a fabulous show. it is easy to navigate by looking at the symbols. >> these crafts are useful
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objects. >> craft has always been utilitarianism and it does become an art in its own right. they work with designers. we're having 11 local designers on exhibition this weekend. >> this gives you an idea of how this looks in a house. >> we're excited for that exhibition. >> putting this weekend. -- happening this weekend. >> opening at 10:00 a.m. on friday. wear comfortable shoes. one-of-a-kind items.
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>> happening this weekend. you can get tickets at the convention center and online. >> i have a fun surprise. beautiful. we have a new category called outdoor. >> we are running at of time. we will show more when we come back. >> a lengthy battle involving a woman named virginia. she cannot speak. the debate of where she lives speaks volumes. we have a preview. >> chances are tonight's team will divide viewers. it involves a woman with profound disabilities. the debate over where she should live. she has been at the middle of a
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tug of war. where should virginia live and who will decide that? because she cannot speak, two size are speaking for her. the state wants her to remain in the community. her devoted guardian who some say it wants to turn back the clock by returning virginia to one institution. >> do not tell me where virginia needs to live. >> night we follow this unusual case for months. one side prevails. who won the fight and will it mean for virginia? i am deborah weiner for the i- team. >> thank you. expect to pay out some extra cash to watch the ravens this year. >> the first increase in four
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seasons. ticket prices will increase 10% . the team won not raise prices for the 2014-2015 season. the orioles were start shuffling players in and out of the lineup. >> 5:51. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. how are the trains running? >> the trains are running very well. mark train and light rail running on time. 85 down to the 895 split. 95 moving well out of the northeast in the edgewood-bel
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air exit. 25 on 70 at 29. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. a breezy and chilly start for us. temperatures in the upper 20's and the low 30's. a mixture of sun and clouds. we will make it into the upper 30's this afternoon. we will check the forecast for the weekend when we come back. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. stay with us.
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>> good morning. college basketball. maryland taking on boston college. the terps looking to build after saturday's win against duke. merrill and in red-- maryland in red.
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the game is tied. he hits the three and had 26. merrill by seven at the break -- maryland by seven at the break. 69-58, boston college beat maryland. high school basketball last night over morgan state. he is the three and had 24. edmondson when not go away. this game would go over time. dunbar, they win another city championship in overtime. what a game last night. the orioles will play the first of the two into a squad games
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today. brady anderson is now the team's director of baseball operations. he is in search of the strength and conditioning program. chris davis settles in at first base. he was primarily the designated hitter last year. now he is the everyday first baseman with a new outlook. >> it was huge. it was used to play every day and not a winning team. there were a lot of guys that took strides in the right direction. as a team, we did really well. we were not satisfied. it was good to get the experience and have a go into this year. >> a very confident orioles team. >> thank you. a bill that would reverse a ruling is now one step closer to
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passing. >> more weather and traffic on the 1's. stay with
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